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YU to Host International Conference on Arch of Titus

YU to Host International Conference on Arch of Titus

YU’s Center for Israel Studies and YU Museum to Host October 29 Symposium The Arch of Titus, built to commemorate Roman triumph in the Jewish War of 66-74 CE, has stood as a touchstone of Western civilization for nearly 2,000 years. Yet, the meaning and significance of the monument – for the victorious Romans, for

Balfour Portrait

The Legacy of the Balfour Declaration

Author Daniel Gordis to Discuss Centennial of Landmark Statement on Jewish Statehood at October 30 Robbins-Wilf Lecture As the centennial of the Balfour Declaration—a public statement issued by the British government during World War I announcing support for the establishment of a “national home for the Jewish people” in what was then Palestine—approaches, acclaimed author


Ferkauf Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Celebrated Journalist Lesley Stahl to Keynote Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology Gala Event October 22 On October 22, the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology will celebrate its 60th anniversary at a gala event featuring Lesley Stahl, acclaimed American journalist, as keynote speaker, and honoring Dean Dr. Lawrence Siegel with a Lifetime Achievement Award. The gala will


YU Museum Celebrates Opening of Arch of Titus Exhibition

Exhibition Explores Shifting Meaning and Significance of Historic Monument Over Millenia On September 13, the Yeshiva University Museum and the YU Center for Israel Studies celebrated the opening of a new exhibition, “The Arch of Titus – from Jerusalem to Rome, and Back,” at the Museum, located at the Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th


RIETS Presents High Holidays Lectures

Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman and Rabbi Dovid Miller to Deliver Annual NYC-Jerusalem Kinus Teshuva Lectures on September 26  Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman, Yeshiva University’s fifth president, and Rabbi Dovid Miller, Rosh Yeshiva at YU-affiliated Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary, will be the featured speakers at the 33rd Annual Hausman/Stern Kinus Teshuva Lectures. The lectures, given


Revel Dean’s Historic Meeting With Pope

As Member of Orthodox Rabbinic Delegation, Berger Presents Document on Jewish-Christian Relations Last week, Dr. David Berger, professor of Jewish history and dean of the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies of Yeshiva University, participated in a historic encounter with Pope Francis at the Vatican. Berger was a member of a delegation of Orthodox


Meet YU’s Incoming Class

Elen-Sarrah Dolgopolskaia of Buffalo, New York: Fascinated by Neuroscience This week, Yeshiva University welcomes hundreds of new students to its undergraduate campuses from across the United States and countries around the world. Meet the incoming class as they share in their own words what excites them about beginning their academic journeys at YU at this year’s Orientation. Where